~RAILWAYANA INTEREST-EXPANSION THERMOMETER-BRITISH RAILWAYS~

~RAILWAYANA INTEREST-EXPANSION THERMOMETER-BRITISH RAILWAYS~

110 GBP ($130 USD)

A fine 60 foot rail expansion thermometer by Negretti and Zambra c.1930

Dimensions

15.5. x 5 .5 x 2.5 cm.

Circa

1940

Maker

Negretti and Zambra

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Barometers & Meteorology, Calculating, Scales Weights & Measures, Engineering antiques, Tools

Description

A fine 6 inch copper and mercury thermometer by Negretti and Zambra c. 1930. Used to gap rails according to ambient temperature during installation, this highly conductive device measures in degrees Fahrenheit and measures expansion from 0 to 3/8 inches. Fine overall condition noting one knock near the top right. British Railways issue. Case measures 15.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm.

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CA ScientificaOpticae

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Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).

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